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Mary Wezelman

Mary Wezelman died March 21, 2020, three weeks before her 99th birthday.

Mrs. Wezelman was born in Klintsy, Russia, on April 9, 1921, to Baruch Meyer Wolfson and Anna (Feinman) Wolfson. Her family came to the United States in 1923, settling in Omaha, Nebraska. She married Norman Wezelman in 1948; they relocated to Tucson in 1951.

Mrs. Wezelman was preceded in death by her husband, Norman, and grandson, Daniel Bartlett.

Survivors include her children, Janice (David Bartlett) Wezelman and James (Denise Grusin) Wezelman, all of Tucson, and Barbara Wezelman of Albany, California; sister, Susie Swaaley of Los Angeles; sister-in-law Sybil Wezelman of Bismarck, North Dakota; and three grandchildren.

Burial was private, with Rabbi Robert Eisen of Congregation Anshei Israel officiating, to respect the need for social distancing. A memorial will be scheduled at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Norman and Mary Wezelman Endowment for Academic Success at the Jewish Community Foundation of Southern Arizona, Congregation Anshei Israel, or a charity of your choice.